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VITAL SIGNS (blog)

In wake of 75-vehicle pileup, a bill to repeal Maine’s seat belt law

On Friday, just two days after one of the largest chain-reaction car crashes in state history, Maine lawmakers will consider repealing the seat belt law. Some of …
Interstate 95 northbound between Newport and Bangor was shut down Wednesday morning due to a pileup involving 75 vehicles.

DOT cameras on road signs help analyze 75-vehicle pileup on I-95

BANGOR | In the aftermath of the 75-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in Carmel, the Maine Department of Transportation is collecting weather, road and …
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This bobcat was seen around several houses in Orono and has killed at least one house cat. Late Thursday a Maine game warden was able to capture the hungry bobcat and as of Thursday evening was relocating the animal.

Warden apprehends cat-eating Orono bobcat

The hungry bobcat that became the subject of a trap and relocation effort was captured Thursday night and was being taken to …
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Shaw’s fights Teamsters’ effort to unionize Maine pharmacists

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PORTLAND | Shaw’s Supermarkets is fighting an effort by the Teamsters union to organize …

Senate passes Homeland Security funds to avoid shutdown

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WASHINGTON — Hours before funding expires for the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Senate …

Assistant Lisbon superintendent to lead new Wiscasset school district

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The Wiscasset School Committee voted 5-0 Thursday to hire Heather Wilmot as …

Health

CATCHING HEALTH (blog)

A Hard-Learned Lesson about Shingles

It was the beginning of a Labor Day weekend when Al felt a strange sensation on his right buttock, just underneath his back pocket where …

Business

3 innovative ways to help older workers

Some business leaders in Maine are thinking in creative ways about how they can engage and support their older workers, and prepare their businesses for the future.

Living

CULTURE SHOCK (blog)

Lady Antebellum to return for third concert on Bangor Waterfront, with guest Hunter Hayes

Lady Antebellum, multi-platinum country trio, will play its third concert at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion this summer, when they return to Bangor on Thursday, June …

Outdoors

OUT THERE (blog)

Follow our quinzhee adventure as it happens: #BDNsnowcave

Later today, BDN visuals editor Brian Feulner and I are heading to Unity College, where we’ll try to avoid freezing to death while sleeping in …

Food

MAINE COURSE (blog)

Find a Piece of Maine at b.good in Boston

Slipping and sliding, my kids and I walked in the bitter cold last Thursday from our Boston hotel to b.good, a burger joint with a …

Crime & Courts

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